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The Friars Oak

) #20 of 22 Restaurants in Hassocks $$ - $$$ , British,
London Road, Hassocks BN6 9NA, England
+44 1273 847801
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible23%
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“cheesecake” (5 reviews)
“lamb shank” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
London Road, Hassocks BN6 9NA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

It was Sunday and not busy. They had unfortunately run out of roast dinners as had been busy for Sunday lunch. However, my husband had steak which was just to his liking. I had the sea bass which was delicious with a crab and lobster...More

Thank Gill T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I came in at half 8 to find the restaurant empty only to be told that there would be a 30 minute wait on food.Ordered the Prawn and Lobster cocktail and was bought scallops and prawns in garlic butter which while tasty wasn't what I...More

Thank Sammy R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here with my husband and his family for lunch. When we arrived we were told they didn't have any steaks,my husband and sister in law order roast chicken only to be told they could only do one,I ordered scampi with salad I asked...More

1  Thank Shani D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What has happened to this place !!! My Aunt booked this as a surprise for my parents 50th Wedding Anniversary lunch for 10 of the family . Ill make this brief but to the point .Service so slow , why at 2pm on a Monday...More

Thank 999Jane101
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in for lunch. We had some chicken wings the portion was small (3 wings) it was only a bar snack but I feel it was bit on the mean side however they were tasty. The staff were friendly but a bit overwhelmed, they did...More

Thank Gerrydes1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I truly have not had such a bad roast dinner for a very long time! Roast beef dry and tough ,2thick slices I think had been reheated in microwave as you could have soled your shoes with it . Roast potatoes and carrots hard and...More

Thank Nicki F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We waited 55 minutes for four desserts before one of the staff members informed us that one of the desserts was currently unavailable. It then took 15 minutes for the replacement and original desserts to be brought out, by which time the sorbet was half...More

1  Thank bluewings27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We waited 45 minutes for 4 meals. The meat was OK but the vegetables were cold and over cooked. The waiter seemed to think that we were incapable of reading the menu when we asked for the promised Yorkshire Puddings. My lamb shank came with...More

1  Thank RevdJane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here for my daughter's birthday. Lovely surroundings in the garden. Varied menu. I had the mushrooms to start and salad for main - both delicious. My daughter had curry and my son-in-law had burger, both of which they enjoyed. I have heard mixed reviews...More

1  Thank Caryl V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in one Sunday evening for a spontaneous supper - started off outside but it got chilly and the patio heaters weren't working which was a shame do we went indoors. Good food - staff a little slow with cutlery, napkins etc but it was...More

Thank Wiz C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:15
11:00 - 23:15
11:00 - 23:15
11:00 - 23:15
11:00 - 23:15
11:00 - 23:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Road, Hassocks BN6 9NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Hassocks
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 847801
The Friar's Oak in Hassocks is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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